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VLADIVOSTOK, Russia -- As long as Washington is seen by Moscow and Beijing as trying to contain them geopolitically and subvert their domestic political regimes, the entente between Russia and China will only grow stronger
Someday Russians will be free. Not just from Communism, but also less forms of authoritarianism. Liberation will come only through the Russian people's own efforts, however, not from the West. Only they can make their own future. The day liberty arrives will be the real Russian Revolution.
Visiting Russia three times in 2014 as the Ukraine crisis unfolded was insightful. For current events, but also for a look at what sites are being restored, opened and primed for tourists.
Victory Day marks the end of the Great Patriotic War after Germany's surrender to the Soviet Union in 1945.
If you tell me there's a bar with a Vodka Vault in it... my drunk friends and I will visit you and pretend like we can afford to be there.
A Russian performance artist was hospitalised Sunday after stripping naked and nailing his testicles to a Red Square cobblestone in protest against the Kremlin's crackdown on political rights.
He was also arrested after wrapping his naked body in barbed wire outside a Saint Petersburg government building in May. It
Recently, Moscow celebrated a holiday called "Paratrooper's Day." When I was told it culminates with some of the soldiers stripping down to their underwear to dance and frolic in a fountain, it reminded me of another type of parade that takes place all around the world.
Soviet nostalgia is nothing new for Moscow. An embalmed body of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin has been on display in
On the same side as the Kremlin, facing the frozen Moskva River, we stumbled upon the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, which is now better known as the Pussy Riot church.
Putin faces a battle to reassert himself after the biggest protests since he rose to power in 2000 and the detention of hundreds
Completed in 1561, the cathedral is officially called "The Cathedral of the Intercession of the Virgin by the Moat" and stands
See photos of the celebrations below: MOSCOW (AP) -- Thousands of Russian cadets wearing World War II-era uniforms, including
Looking back, there were clues I didn't take seriously enough. Were they Russian spies? Or a couple that revolutionized yardwork?
Russian lines take on distinct forms that are not, in fact, lines. They are more elliptical in shape with cells within the larger unit each playing out its own small drama.